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Experienced Support Worker

£11.72 - £12.52 per hour Full Training, Mileage, Pension
 

Job Description

This role is a bespoke opportunity for experienced support workers to support our intermediate and reablement services. This position is unique to a traditional domiciliary care role, as you hold further responsibilities, including liaising with other healthcare professionals to review a person's support on an ongoing basis, ensuring a holistic approach with a focus on working closely with our customers to achieving the person's desired outcomes.

You will be Working with a multidisciplinary team will mean you working alongside occupational therapists, physiotherapists, nurses as well as many other professions therefore providing you with the exposure to a wide range of roles across Health and Care sector.

No day will be the same as you join an outstanding team of highly trained individuals to promote and encourage independence to customers. We are proud to support other healthcare organisations including the local hospital by enabling individuals to return to their own home; with a range of community therapy, community nursing, frailty, housing and social care services, to promote independent living, support and plan their return back into the community, when hospital admission is no longer required.

Full driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential for this role as well as commitment for morning shifts, evenings and some weekend commitment.

This is huge opportunity to learn from others and consider the career path that is right for you, if you aspire to progress. There will be opportunity to increase knowledge through training ventures and opportunity for career progression.

Location: Swindon and Surrounding Area

Schedule:

AM - 7am - 3pm

PM - 3pm - 11pm

Hours Available: Full-Time, Part-Time, Weekends, Bank,

Rate from £11.72ph - £12.52ph 35p Mileage (dependant on qualifications)

The successful applicant will:

  • Be honest, reliable, caring, trustworthy and compassionate
  • Hold at least an NVQ 2 in Care or equivalent - this is desirable but not essential as full training can be provided to work towards this qualification
  • Hold a minimum of one year's experience in health and social care (within a community-based setting would be preferable)
  • Hold a full, valid driving licence and have access to your own vehicle
  • Have excellent communication skills and be confident to liaise with other healthcare professionals to advise on and support customers' requirements, which can include equipment & medication arrangements

First City Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary (Guaranteed hours available T&C's apply)
  • 28 Days Holiday pro rata
  • Paid comprehensive induction training and shadow shifts (subject to contract type)
  • Free uniform
  • Additional industry recognised training / Opportunity for career progression
  • Motor maintenance discount with a local garage
  • Access to Employee assistance programme with Health Assured.
  • Workplace pension with Nest
  • Discounts at major retailers with Blue Light Card
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Access to company pool car

ALL JOBS WITH FIRST CITY NURSING AND CARE ARE SUBJECT TO SATISFACTORY REFERENCES, ENHANCED DBS CERTIFICATE AND FULL COMPLETION OF MANDATORY TRAINING

PLEASE NOTE: If you apply for this role and aren't suitable a member of our team may direct you to a different role, this can affect the pay rate and duties

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